YOUTH TOOLKIT

    Not feeling yourself?

     

    Young people that have an adult to go to for help with a serious problem are 3.5 times less likely to attempt suicide. 

     

    For youth located in the Aspen to Parachute corridor, this site is a place for you to connect with people and to connect with resources. A safe, anonymous, confidential, place for you to build your emotional toolbox.

     

    Download articles, apps & coping resources to maintain good mental hygiene.

    Support for Parents & Schools below

    Connecting People to People

    DON’T KNOW WHAT TO SAY???

    #seizetheawkward by trying one of these: 

    “Maybe its me, but I was wondering if you were alright.” or “I’ve noticed you’ve been down lately. What’s going on?”

    Learn More at #Seizetheawkward 

    Connect with a mental health provider here

    Connect with a support group here

    Connecting People to Resources

    Expand Your Emotional Toolbox

    Download or click on the following articles, games, apps, coping resources to maintain good mental hygiene.

    BE THE ONE WHO WILL TALK ABOUT IT…
    Download The Trusted Adult Powerpoint

    Get The Facts

     Bipolar

     Depression

     Anxiety

     Eating Disorders

     Addiction

     Suicidal Behavior

    Feel Better

     Dealing With Anger

     Defeating Depression

     Managing Anxiety

    Moving Past Hopelessness

     Coping With Feeling Weird

    Body Image Issues

     Managing Stress

    I'm Experiencing

    Abuse

     Overcoming Loneliness

    A Break-Up

    Digital Drama

    LGBT Issues

    Self Injury

    Infographics

     Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids Drug Overdose Deaths

     Teen Drug Use Monitoring the Future

     Synthetic Cannabinoids (K2/Spice) Unpredictable Danger

    National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

    DRUGS & HEALTH BLOGS

    GAMING: Drug Use and Effects

    GET THE FACTS ON DRUGS

    VIDEOS: Exploring Drug Effects

    Learn the Signs of Suicide

     Learn the Signs of Suicide

     Get the Facts of Suicidal Behavior

     Ask for Help

     Help a Friend in Need

    #seizetheawkward campaign

    Transitions to College

    If you or someone you know is feeling stressed, anxious, sad, or hopeless, check out JED’s resources for help.

    A youths guide to support you through the transition from high school to college and adulthood. 

    Parents & Schools

    FOR PARENTS: Supporting your child for emotional success and a smooth transition to college and adulthood.

    FOR TEACHERS: Supporting students for emotional success and a smooth transition to college and adulthood.

    More Tools to Elevate Your Wellbeing

    Find apps to manage your anxiety, depression, and other moods you may be experiencing. 

    Aspen Strong Tools

    Connect Anonymously for You or a Loved One.

    Promoting mental hygiene and connecting valley-wide resources to support healthy community dialogue where suicide is recognized as preventable and mental hygiene is embraced and supported.